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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 13

Matt LaPorta

In the new look of the Wrap-Up, I will highlight the hot and cold players at each position. Why hear about how good the stud players are already doing when you can find out how well the widely available players are performing on the diamond? As always, let’s start with the list of key injuries.

Injuries

Shin-Soo Choo (OF), Cleveland Indians

One of the only offensive weapons in Cleveland, Choo sprained his right thumb and will be out 6-8 weeks.

Manny Ramirez (OF), L.A. Dodgers

A strained right hamstring landed Manny on the 15-day DL. He has been enjoying a modest season with a .322 avg and 8 HR.

Dallas Braden (SP), Oakland A’s

Mr. Perfect Game was forced out of his last start with elbow soreness and it looks like the injury is serious enough to land him on the DL.

Catcher

Who’s Hot

  • Dane Sardinah (PHI): 6/20, 2 HR, 5 RBI
  • Ramon Hernandez (CIN): 7/21, 3 R, 7 RBI
  • Jason LaRue (STL): 4/6, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Jorge Posada (NYY): 4/19, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Geovany Soto (CHC): 3/14, 0 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Yadier Molina (STL): 3/19, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Matt LaPorta (CLE): 9/25, 3 R, 3 HR, 7 RBI
  • Aubrey Huff (SF): 7/29, 3 HR, 7 RBI
  • Russell Branyan (SEA): 6/20, 4 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Adrian Gonzalez (SD): 1/19, 2 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Adam Dunn (WAS): 8/30, 1 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Carlos Pena (TB): 4/21, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • Clint Barmes (COL): 12/30, 8 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI
  • Sean Rodriguez (TB): 12/28, 5 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 SB
  • Jonathan Herrera (COL): 9/29, 7 RBI, 1 SB

Who’s Not

  • Robinson Cano (NYY): 3/23, 1 HR, 2 RBI
  • Aaron Hill (TOR): 4/25, 0 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Ryan Theriot (CHC): 4/18, 1 R, 1 SB

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Pedro Alvarez (PIT): 9/27, 3 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI
  • Adam Rosales (OAK): 5/16, 4 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB
  • Chase Headley (SD): 10/28, 3 R, 2 RBI, 1 SB

Who’s Not

  • Michael Young (TEX): 5/26, 3 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Chipper Jones (ATL): 3/18, 2 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Kevin Kouzmanoff (OAK): 0/21…Do I need to say more?

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Wilson Valdez (PHI): 8/23, 4 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 1 SB
  • Felipe Lopez (STL): 12/27, 8 R, 1 RBI, 1 SB
  • Erick Aybar (LAA): 11/27, 7 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 SB

Who’s Not

  • Jimmy Rollins (PHI): 5/28, 3 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI
  • Elvis Andrus (TEX): 6/23, 1 RBI, 1 SB
  • Marco Scutaro (BOS): 5/22, 3 R, 0 RBI

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Andres Torres (SF): 8/21, 6 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 SB
  • Dexter Fowler (COL): 10/24, 8 R, 3 RBI, 2 SB
  • Corey Patterson (BAL): 10/24, 3 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 SB

Who’s Not

  • Bobby Abreu (LAA): 3/22, 0 R, 0 HR, 4 RBI
  • Adam Lind (TOR): 5/21, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI
  • Justin Upton (ARI): 2/20, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Octavio Dotel (PIT): 5.0 IP, 6 SV, 5 K, 0.00 ERA
  • Randy Wells (CHC): 1-0, 13.2 IP, 11 K, 1.32 ERA
  • Vin Mazzaro (OAK): 2-0, 13.1 IP, 9 K, 1.35 ERA

Who’s Not

  • Yovani Gallardo (MIL): 1-1, 8.2 IP, 7 K, 5.19 ERA, 1.85 WHIP
  • Ubaldo Jimenez (COL): 1-0, 12.0 IP, 12 K, 8.25 ERA, 1.42 WHIP
  • Ricky Romero (TOR): 0-2, 9.2 IP, 5 K, 9.31 ERA, 1.97 WHIP

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Discussion

One comment for “Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 13”

  1. No player analysis?

    Posted by Nick | July 6, 2010, 2:54 pm

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